Konkuk University *University

South Korea

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Foundation: 1946

Mission: KU aims at fostering intellectuals with well-rounded character, future-oriented professionals, and leaders of community development, based on the virtues of sincerity, fidelity, and righteousness.

Vision: A university leading in education, research, and social responsibility.

History: www.konkuk.ac.kr

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Overall percentile
Research percentile
Innovation percentile
Societal percentile

Evolution of the institution

The following data gives a quick reading on the scientific performance in the last years. The research ranking refers to the volume, impact and quality of the institution's research output. The innovation ranking is calculated on the number of patent applications of the institution and the citations that its research output receives from patents. Finally, the societal ranking is based on the number of pages of the institution's website and the number of backlinks and mentions from social networks.

Compared to its context

The result of the evaluation of the institution can be compared to obtain a view of the country, the region to which it belongs and the institutions of the world, placing it in their respective positions.

Compared to All sectors (percentiles)
Compared to Universities sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject areas/categories

We have divided the scientific output of the institution into 19 large areas of knowledge and the following table shows only the ranks in different territorial domains achieved by the institution in each of the areas. For an institution to have a presence in an area, it is necessary that it exceed in the last year a minimum output threshold equivalent to twice the percentage that this area represents in the world. If you need scientific indicators on these areas visit Scopus and/or SciVal.

AreaWorldAsiatic RegionOECDSouth Korea
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +266th98th213th13th
Arts and Humanities +576th137th531st13th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 357th88th300th8th
Business, Management and Accounting 683rd214th551st23rd
Chemistry 373rd153rd299th16th
Computer Science 512th204th404th40th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +408th219th339th15th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 529th194th435th17th
Energy 527th340th419th59th
Engineering +395th191st300th27th
Environmental Science 369th201st279th25th
Mathematics 593rd287th504th52nd
Medicine +410th112th349th15th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 315th84th247th9th
Physics and Astronomy 450th193rd362nd32nd
Psychology 597th99th562nd10th
Social Sciences +734th254th641st31st
Veterinary 156th31st110th3rd

Publishing profile

These are the journals used by the institution's researchers to publish their work in the last year. The size of each circle represents the value of the SJR of the publication, and its spatial position represents its subject matter.

This visualizatión allows you to identify the knowledge areas where the institution has published, recognize the prestige of the scientific journals in which the institution knowledge has been published, and identify predominant scientific communities.

Where is the institution located?

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